And on Writers’ First Aid, Kristi Holl says, “James Scott Bell in his new book The Art of War for Writers is closer to the mark. In talking about self-promotion, he said, “The more anxious you are about forcing success through self-promotional effort, the less creative energy you have for the writing itself.” Why? “Because,” Bell says, “the most important promotional tool you have is your best book. Period.””
Read the rest of her reassuring advice here.